Reps Tulsi Gabbard and Don Young to Lead Landmark Bipartisan Marijuana Reform

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Washington, DC: NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri will join Representatives Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Don Young (AK-AL) to hold a press conference introducing two bipartisan marijuana bills.

The Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2019 would remove marijuana from the federal Controlled Substances list and allow states the freedom to regulate marijuana as they choose, without federal interference.

The Marijuana Data Collection Act of 2019 would study the effects of state legalized medicinal and non-medicinal marijuana programs from a variety of perspectives, including state revenues, public health, substance abuse and opioids, criminal justice, and employment.

Details:

Thursday, March 7, 2019:

Who:

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02)
Rep. Don Young (AK-AL)
Erik Altieri, Executive Director, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML)
Additional speakers to be announced
When: 11:00 AM ET

Where: House Triangle, U.S. Capitol

Press Release Via NORML

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